Takao Ozawa Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 3

Takao Ozawa General Information


Mr. Takao Ozawa serves as Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Corporate Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Z Holdings. He is the former CEO of YJ Capital. He is also the President of Shopping Company at Yahoo Japan. Prior to Yahoo, he founded Bizseek, Inc. in 1999 which was acquired by Rakuten in 2001. He joined Rakuten after the acquisition and was the Corporate Officer in charge of auctions. During his career in Rakuten, he was engaged in projects such as the formation of Rakuten Eagles. He left Rakuten in 2006 and founded Ozawa Research Institute where he enhanced business in areas such as investments to start-up companies and consulting. In 2011, he founded Crocos, which was sold to Yahoo Japan in 2012. As an angel investor, he invested/founded companies like nanapi, Appgrooves, STARFESTIVAL, Crocos, Netage and many others.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Kioi Tower
  • 1-3 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku
  • Tokyo, 102-8282
  • Japan

Takao Ozawa Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tokyo (Internet Software) 30-Jul-2019 Seed Round 00.000 Internet Software Startup 00000 00000
0000000000 28-Jan-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000000 04-Aug-2011 00000 00000 00000 Internet Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Takao Ozawa Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Takao Ozawa Angel Investor 0 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
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Takao Ozawa Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
East Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Masao Ito 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Quantum Leap Ventures (Japan) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
XTech Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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